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We study an assignment type resource-constrained project scheduling problem with resources being multi-skilled personnel to minimize the total staffing costs. We develop a hybrid Benders decomposition (HBD) algorithm that combines the complimentary strengths of both mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) and constraint programming (CP) to solve this(More)
Abstract. We introduce a methodology for generalizing Data Envelopment Analysis to incorporate the role and impact of constituencies in the classification of the model’s attributes. Constituencies determine whether entities’ attributes in a DEA study are treated as desirable or undesirable. This extension of DEA is the basis for a methodology to answer(More)
Benefit-cost analysis is required by law and regulation throughout the federal government. Robert Dorfman (1996) declares “Three prominent shortcomings of benefit-cost analysis as currently practiced are (1) it does not identify the population segments that the proposed measure benefits or harms (2) it attempts to reduce all comparisons to a single(More)
The Military Applications Society (MAS) is a democratically constituted professional society of open membership dedicated to the free and open pursuit of the science, engineering and art of military operations. It is the first society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). MAS advances research in military(More)
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